Mighty F-4 Phantom around shots

              The McDonnell Douglas  F-4 Phantom II …. Mighty as it is and MD have built total 5195 units of various variants. This example we are looking into the short nose F-4D painted in the South East Asia camouflage scheme as use during the Vietnam war era. This particular Read More …

Athens Flying Week 2017

ATHENS FLYING WEEK 2017 A fairly new European airshow on the calendar each year is the Athens Flying Week in Greece. On 16-17 September 2017, the 6th Athens Flying Week (AFW) airshow took place at Tanagra Air Force Base. This base is located 70 km north of Athens and it’s the home of the Greek Read More …

Wings Over Houston 2017

      2017 spot a very special year for Wings over Houston held in Ellington Field , TX.  I would rate this as the premier Airshow in the Texas region which in the past have always have very unique displays and performer. 2017 is no exception and the highlights of the performer are as Read More …

Greece Last Recce Phantom RF-4E

Phantom Photographers The end of a Phabulous Era   On the 5th of May, the official ceremony of the RF-4E Phantom II retirement took place in the airfield of Larissa. Along with them, 348 Squadron ceased its operation indefinitely after 64 years of existence. George Karavantos visited Larissa, two days before the ceremony and he Read More …

Greece Top Gun- Tactical Weapon School

TACTICAL WEAPONS SCHOOL – THE GREEK TOP GUN “TRAIN LIKE YOU FIGHT” The Tactical Weapons School was founded in 1976 as a training center for providing advanced operational flight training in aerial combat. The significant changes brought by the introduction to service of the newer and more capable aircraft which the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Read More …

Hellenic Air Force F-4 Phantom Report

( Article best view on PC or MAC ) PHANTOM PHOREVER  – THE LEGEND LIVES ON This legendary twin engine beast of Mc Donnell Douglas might not be the most versatile and agile fighter of the Hellenic Air Force, but it still remains an essential component of its Tactical Air Force planning. Today, HAF still Read More …

F-4C Phantom II Walkaround

Michigan ANG flies the F-106 during the height of Cold war and later transition to the F-4C Phantom II. 171st Fighter Interceptor Squadron spot with the distinct air superiority gloss grey jets with the yellow and black checkerboards.  This aircraft is preserved in Sacramento Air Museum , CA F-4C Overall shots Detail Shots Article by Read More …

Aviation Nation 2016… Nellis AFB

Nellis “Aviation Nation” 2016 Open House               ( Best View by PC or MAC.. ) As the airshow circuit comes to an end for 2016, Nellis AFB sure knows how to end this year’s schedule by having an outstanding static display, and excellent aerial demonstration schedule. Aerial display consisted Read More …

Phantom Forever in TX

Ft Worth Alliance Airport KAFW hosted the Phantom QF-4E from 82nd ATRS twice in October for the Airshow and a flyby for the Texas Motor speedway in November. Getting twice appearance in 2 months is phenomenal not to mention that all these beautiful jest will be retired from the USAF inventory by December. Airshow Appearance Read More …

Ft Worth Alliance Airshow 2016

    ( Site best view in PC or MAC ) Fall is here with Football season , State Fair of Texas and best of all Ft Worth Alliance Airshow. This year we have a good lineup of performance from the Military. The main highlights of the performer comes from the USAF Thunderbird and US Read More …

Summer PIX from the UK!

Here are some of the shots taken from Yeovilton Air Station, currently base all the Merlins Helicopter. Hopfully we will see the pride of Fleet Air Arm … the F-35B Lightning II. This is a One day event on the Airshow this summer. Seeing the F-4K in her Royal Navy colors brings back good memories Read More …

The Last of the Phantoms!! KEFD July 24th 2015

July 24, 2015:  When I received some intel Thursday afternoon about an F-4 stopping by for some fuel early the next morning I had a strong suspicion as to which one it might be and did not want to miss it for anything.  I arrived at Farley Road on the north side of the field Read More …